Physical Therapist
at La Rabida Children's Hospital

Date Posted: 5/8/2019

Job Description

Full-time position Tuesday-Saturday Excellent opportunity for a pediatric Physical Therapist in a dynamic, interdisciplinary, hospital setting.

Evaluation and treatment of motoric dysfunction within the context of pediatric chronic illness and development disabilities.

  • Evaluation of patients and interpretation of referrals
  • Treatment of patients
  • Team leadership/case management
  • Team membership
  • Fabrication of/ordering of equipment
  • Family (caregiver) teaching
  • Hospital rounds/patient care conferences
  • Clinic consultations
  • Participate in section/department business
  • Supervision of PTAs, aids, volunteers, students/precept new staff

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Physical Therapy required; Master’s or DPT preferred. 
  • Pediatric PT experience preferred; will consider new grad if experience with pediatric, hospital based, and 12 week clinical rotation.
  • Current Illinois PT license; EI credential preferred. Will consider graduate physical therapist and is waiting to sit for IL license exam.
  • CPR Certification required, American Heart Association or American Red Cross

Job Snapshot

About Us

La Rabida Children’s Hospital is the only is the only hospital of its kind in Chicago.  We specialize in treatment of chronic illnesses, developmental disabilities, abuse and trauma.  La Rabida provides comprehensive, interdisciplinary health services to children across a continuum of care, serving as a model for family-centered care.

La Rabida is a very special place.  Triumphs occur here. Children overcome odds and excel beyond hope. This is where those who serve gain more than they give. La Rabida offers rewarding job opportunities across a wide array of clinical, administrative and support service functions. We also offer psychology training programs in child clinical and pediatric psychology.

Our comprehensive employee benefits program is competitive. Our lakefront location is spectacular. We are an equal opportunity employer. We promote healthy eating and our facilities are smoke free.

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